MythTV 0.25-beta Released

It looks like the MythTV dev’s are sticking pretty close to their proposed release schedule.  Posted on the Mythtv home page is an announcement that the MythTV Beta is now available.  The proposed schedule indicated March 4 and the announcement was on March 5.  Not bad.  If this keeps up, we’ll see a new release of MythTV next month, at […]

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Broadcasters File Suit Against Aereo

Aereo, the fledgling service that looks to use tiny antennae to receive broadcast TV signals and then stream the video to subscribers over the Internet, hasn’t even made its way out of the invite-only beta phase, and already it is the target of lawsuits. Two groups of broadcasters have filed separate federal lawsuits claiming that the service violates the Copyright […]

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HandBrake 0.96 Released, Supports WTV Files

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I completely missed this last week, but the ever-popular conversion tool, HandBrake, has been updated to version 0.96. This one was a long time coming and it finally brings official support for a number of features that folks have been enjoying in the nightly builds for awhile, such as support for DTS-HD passthrough and an improved MPEG-2 encoder. I’m still […]

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Plex Media Server v0.9.5.3 Released

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A new version of Plex Media Server has been released, bringing it up to version The update can be downloaded from the Plex website now, and Mac and Windows users will start receiving auto-updates notices soon. On the new feature front, the Plex Media Server brings a universal font for rendering subtitles on Windows and Linux and an enhanced […]

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